American Red Cross
Hoosier Hills Chapter
2119 29th Street
Bedford, IN  47421
(812) 275-5162
Toll Free (866) 599-9951

Disaster Services

Each year, the American Red Cross responds immediately to more than 67,000 disasters, including house or apartment fires, tornados, hurricanes, hazardous material spills, transportation accidents, explosion, and other natural man-made disasters.
Local Disaster Services Program
The Hoosier Hills Chapter provides 24-hour disaster assistance to Lawrence, Martin and Orange county residents. Single family emergencies are the most frequent disasters responded to by the Chapter.

The Red Cross provides immediate disaster relief including:  food, clothing, shelter.  The Red Cross may also provide medical and mental health assistance, minor home repairs, and rental assistance for qualifying individuals or families.  Additionally, the Hoosier Hills Chapter provides community disaster preparedness trainings upon request.

All American Red Cross disaster assistance is free and made possible by donors and volunteers.

For immediate assistance during office hours: M-F 8:30 am to 4:30 pm please call (812) 275-5162 or from Orange & Martin Counties, call tollfree (866) 599-9951.  For After-hours, please call (812) 279-0081.  
Disaster Action Team (DAT) Volunteers
  • Perform disaster assessments, shelter opporations, client casework services, and other disaster related services.
  • Provide local emergency relief services, and may also be deployed to respond to National Disasters.
  • On call 24/7.
  • The Hoosier Hills Chapter always welcomes new DAT volunteers.  Call the Chapter for volunteer opportunities and qualifications.


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